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Lesson 4: Fractions on a Number Line

Use these interactive activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about fractions.

Use number lines to compare and order fractions.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 230–232


Instructions for Use

Fractions Booster allows your child to use number lines to compare and order fractions.

To use Fractions Booster, drag each fraction into its correct place on the number line. Only correctly placed fractions will attach to the number line. Continue until all fractions have been placed.


Comparing Fractions allows your child to compare fractions.

To use Comparing Fractions, click the “Start Now” button to begin. Answer each multiple choice question by clicking the circle with your selection for each of the 10 questions. Click “Submit Answer” to move on to the next question. If you’re unsure of an answer, you can skip the question and return to it later. At the end of the quiz, you will see a summary of how you did, as well as all of the answers.


Ordering Fractions allows your child to compare fractions using a number line.

To use Ordering Fractions, click on the “Play the Game” button in the second gray box to open the game window. Read the instructions by clicking “How to Play”. Press “Play” when you are ready to start the game. Select from three skill levels: Level A, B, or C. To play, place the fractions on the left in the correct order on the number line on the right. To verify if your answer is correct, click on the “Check” button. If the fractions are not in the correct order, or some are missing, you will lose one of your five lives.